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We Were Featured in Marie Claire!

We Were Featured in Marie Claire!

This is just a quick update to let you know that we were featured in the latest issue of Marie Claire UK. This has literally made our year as we are approaching 3 months of The Afro Hair & Skin Co. going live. In an industry where we so so little diversity and reflection of ourselves, it feels like a small victory for us brown beauties. Its also encouraging and such and honour to have all our efforts validated! However small. In other news we are working on some new content in order to share the most useful and interesting...


We Love Hearing Your Feedback

We Love Hearing Your Feedback

It's always nice to get feedback from our customers and people who have tried our products. Being still very new in the business it's so important to us to hear your feedback in order to improve on everry area of the business. We recently recieved some great feedback from two fab bloggers and all round lovely people that we admire. - The first review is from style and beauty blogger Sade of In My Sunday Best who tried our products over a number of weeks and left us a detailed review on her blog, you can read that here [...


Rosemary Oil Loves Your Natural Hair

Rosemary Oil Loves Your Natural Hair

Rosemary oil is probably the single most sought out ingredient within natural hair care. This popular essential oil comes with a long list of health benefits that ensures it remains a firm favourite when it comes to caring for afro hair.  Not all Rosemary is created equally, a vast amount of commercially produced Rosemary essential oils have been extracted using solvents, normally alcohol. The alcohol content can decrease the effectiveness making it drying on your hair and of course this is the opposite of what you want when it comes to effectively caring for your hair. We source some of...


My Sunday Night Beauty Rituals

My Sunday Night Beauty Rituals

This is my last post for you guys and it’s been an absolute pleasure to take up residency at The Afro Hair & Skin Co. I’m going to leave you with my Sunday night beauty rituals.   Sunday nights tend to have an air of gloom about them. Monday is fast approaching and let’s be honest no one loves Mondays. I like to bid farewell to the weekend with a little pamper session that also leaves me feeling ready for whatever the week ahead throws at me. This basic recipe gives me at least half an hour that is just...


Reclaiming the Wash & Go

Reclaiming the Wash & Go

  The Wash & Go. Sounds deliciously simple right? However as with all things hair, the process seems to have been complicated beyond reason. Many tutorials for Wash & Go’s require so many steps and products that it seems barely worth the effort. For those of us who prefer the simple life but still want to showcase our curls and kinks, I’ve got a pared down routine that works. You will need nothing but a little time, a couple of squirts of Bloom and a smidge of Flourish   Wash your hair Before you step into the shower, you want...